Main Grade Lecturer - Sociology, Liverpool

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The City of Liverpool CollegeLiverpool

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £30k
Contract term: Permanent

An exciting opportunity for a dedicated and strategic Main Grade Lecturer – Sociology and has arisen in one of the country’s largest colleges.

You will be required to teach Sociology at GCSE and A-level.  You will be required to deliver both practical and theory based sessions with a range of teaching, learning and assessment techniques ensuring that each student progress is monitored and challenged.  A good knowledge and understanding of the AQA specification for GCSE and A Level Sociology is needed to help students succeed in their exams and practical work. You must be able to support and nurture the talents of lower sixth and upper sixth students, and be able to differentiate lessons to accommodate the varying targets of each student in the class. You will also require exam and assessment knowledge of the GCSE and A Level specification. Ideally you will be an examiner for this subject but experience and knowledge of the exams and enhanced analysis of results is acceptable. 

The successful applicant must be degree-educated within the A Level Sociology area and have a recognised Teaching qualification. You will have experience of curriculum planning and delivery and be able to create effective and stimulating opportunities for all students through high quality teaching, learning and assessment that enables progression and development. You must also be experienced in supporting students to exceed their bespoke targets and have a good understanding of Alps, examiner reports and moderation reports, to help the students improve upon the national performance in the subject, last year. You should also be competent and willing to contribute to college CPD and student enrichment events, presenting student work and the college, in a positive and successful light.

Further to this, the courses have been designed by staff to provide a creative and supportive environment with a commitment to diversity and inclusion to help all students reach their potential.


Department Values

  • We put our students first
  • We set high standards and provide challenges that foster expertise, discipline and diligence.
  • We believe inclusiveness and diversity enrich learning.
  • We innovate in order to inspire add value to all students during their time with us


In return we can offer you excellent training on the job, a very generous holiday allocation of more than 50 days plus bank holidays, average salary pension scheme and flexible working hours.

The City of Liverpool College Group serves 12,000 learners each year from a diverse variety of backgrounds.  With state-of-the-art facilities, TEF Gold status for Higher Education provision, the College is home to ground breaking innovation and involved in a wide variety of exciting new developments across the city.

For an informal chat about this fantastic opportunity or about moving into further education please contact   Michelle Bibby, Head of School  on 0151 252 3689.

Please visit our website to apply.

Closing Date: 23 Jun 2019

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age and adhering to the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required DFE pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure including a Barred List Check.

The College Group actively participate in the Two Ticks – Positive about Disabled People scheme.

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More about The City of Liverpool College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Address: The Learning Exchange, Roscoe Street, Liverpool, L1 9DW, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 151 252 3928